Maslinica is the only settlement on the west coast of the island Šolta. It is positioned in the same name bay with no permanent boat lines with the other settlements on the island nor the mainland. Thus, Maslinica is connected with the rest of the world over the neighbor settlement Rogač with frequent ferry lines to Split. Maslinica can be proud of intact nature with extreme beauty reflected in tick pine forests, surrounding bays and coves with the most attractive Šešula, along with seven islets Balkun, Rudula, Grmej, Stipanska, Saskinja, Polebrnjak and a rock Kamičić. Thus, the place is interesting to those who treasure nature and its fantasy, dispersed in crystal clean bluish sea and the murmur of dense branches braided over sunny beaches.
Spending a holiday in Maslinica means complete rest in peaceful warm afternoons and fresh silent nights, yet close enough to some more famous and vivid destinations. The island Hvar, Korčula, Vis, and the cities Split, Makarska and Trogir are on top of your hand. Still, in Maslinica can be found anything one can need for a perfect vacation. It has 174 inhabitants who are building their tourist offer renting cozy apartments and rooms. Maslinica is the favorite destination for sailors, surfers, divers and sport fishermen.
The beauty of the place merges natural wealth with cultural heritage; the islet Stipanska is hiding well preserved remains of the monastery and early Christian church built in 5th or 6th century. The village was founded in 17th century as a property of noble family Marchi, who raised a castle with towers for defense from pirates, whose attacks were pretty common in that time. Today the castle offers luxurious and attractive accommodation for the deeper pockets guests.